This REP's accredited suspension training course is the most comprehensive available and will teach you hundreds of upper body, lower body and core exercises using this mode of training for modern functional training. This course is designed for personal trainers and group exercise instructors who want to incorporate the suspension training into their personal trainer sessions and grow their business.
The course format will involve some home study and completion of workbooks prior to coming along, whereupon you will work with a small group of around ten people to take part in a practical day working on a full suspension training frame.
Most coaches and personal trainers agree there are limitations to weight lifting due to a lack of functional and sport specificity exercises. Although weight lifting produces power in the vertical plane and is multi joint it involves little or no multi-directional movement such as ROTATIONAL, DIAGONAL and MULTI- PLANAR (sagittal, frontal, transverse/rotational) movement. Suspension training achieves all these movements and more importantly enables the introduction of Fundamental movement for all ages and abilities from general fitness for everyday life to extreme/sport specific activities such as a high jumper (which is single leg explosive jump, with rotational and diagonal movements) and getting in or out of a car (which is a single leg squat with rotation).
Suspension Training Course Content:
- Equipment set up and use
- Benefits of Suspension Training
- How to adjust the resistance and stability of exercises
- Exercise Technique
- Class Structure
- Progressions and regressions of exercises for all fitness levels
- Cueing and techniques for correcting common faults
We have found suspension systems to be a highly versatile piece of resistance equipment. It challenges the core strength of the athlete and provides an alternative option to dumbbells or barbells. However, what stands out from the other similar types of product I have used is the sheer quality and durability of the product.
Suspension Training Instructor Course format:
2-3 hours pre course reading followed by a tutorial day (8 hours) and a practical assessment at the end of the day.
Suspension Training course price includes:
- Discovery Learning certificate in Suspension Training
- Course manuals and workbooks
- 10 CPD credits on REP's
Suspension Training entry requirements:
Level 2 REP’s recognised qualification.
Writing and numeracy skills are recommended for presentation of course work, however help is available if required. Minimum age is 16 years
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